SOLD OUT Time Management for System Administrators: Getting It All Done and Not Going (More) Crazy!
Thomas Limoncelli, System Administrator, Google
Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 1:45pm - 5:15pm
Location: Salon C
Are you a sys admin who wants to improve your
time-management skills? Want to have more control over your time
and better follow-through on assignments? If you feel overloaded, miss
appointments, and forget deadlines and tasks, this class is for you.
Do any of these statements sound like you? I don't have enough time to get all my work done.
I don't have control over my schedule.
I'm spending all my time mopping the floor; I don't have
time to fix the leaking pipe.
My boss says I don't work hard enough, but I'm always working my ____ off!
This tutorial will teach: Why typical "time management" books don't work for sys admins.
Effectively giving tasks to someone else.
RT and other request tracking tools.
How to never forget a user's request ever again!
Why "to do" lists fail, and how to make them work.
Managing your boss.
Managing email more effectively with procmail.
Prioritizing tasks so that users think you're a genius.
Getting more out of your Palm Pilot.
Having more time for fun (for people with a social life).
Tips for automating sysadmin processes.
Efficient phone calls -- avoiding major time wasters.
How to leave the office every day with a smile on your face.
If you think you don't have time to take this tutorial, you really
need to take this tutorial!
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